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Big Rig Truck Braking Practices That Protect Us on the Road

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on June 25, 2023

Because of the size and weight of semi-trucks, downhill braking can be difficult. A fully loaded 18-wheeler can weigh 80,000 pounds or more. As it descends a hill, the weight can make it gain speed quickly and take longer to brake and slow down.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Truck Blind Spots

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on May 15, 2023

Front of a big rig including the side mirror

A passenger car that’s traveling 65 mph needs about 300 feet to stop. But a fully loaded big rig truck going the same speed takes twice as long to stop, about 600 feet. That’s two football fields!

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